Archive for month: January, 2014

Construction Update: New Building Slated for Commerce Center

The Navy Yard Commerce Center developer team Liberty Property Trust/Synterra Partners has started site work on its newest project in the Commerce Center. The building is designed by Environetics, and will offer 75,000 square feet of flex space, similar to the adjacent two flex buildings on 26th Street. Construction will begin in April 2014 and is expected to be complete in December 2014, which will mark the fourth building in the Commerce Center.

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The Navy Yard Welcomes: Vincera Rehab

Located within the Vincera Institute and led by Jim McCrossin, Philadelphia Flyers Head Athletic Trainer, and physical therapist Jim Brennan, Vincera Rehab offers services including physical therapy, massage therapy, and performance training. The team at Vincera Rehab is dedicated to treating the source of pain, not just easing the pain.

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PIDC Reports the Highest Single Year’s Growth at The Navy Yard in 2013, Building Momentum for 2014

More new businesses and amenities were added to The Navy Yard in 2013 than in any prior year

PIDC, Philadelphia’s citywide economic development corporation, announced that The Navy Yard added 22 new companies in 2013, making it the highest single year’s growth since the conversion from a closed naval base to a mixed-use business campus. The rise brings the total number working at The Navy Yard to more than 11,000 employees and 143 companies.

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The Year in Review: A Look Back at 2013

The year 2013 was a very momentous year for The Navy Yard! We’re taking a look back on some major events and milestones of the year:

– The Navy Yard welcomed 22 new companies in 2013, making it the highest single year’s growth since the conversion from a closed naval base to a mixed-use business campus.  [read more]

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Mayor Nutter Announces New Energy Efficiency Firm to Establish U.S. Headquarters in Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced today (January 23, 2014) that Australian energy efficiency firm Ecosave, Inc. has chosen the Philadelphia Navy Yard as the location for its U.S. headquarters. This move further cements Philadelphia’s position as America’s energy efficiency hub. The City of Philadelphia worked closely with a number of partners including the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Select Greater Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) to make the case that Philadelphia is the best location for an international energy efficiency firm looking to enter the U.S. market. This move is expected to create 125 jobs over the next three years.

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It’s RE-New Year Week at Vincera Institute!

It’s RE-New Year Week at Vincera Institute! Kick off the new year by re-energizing during the week of January 13-17. Click through for all details on all the RE-New Year week events!

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The Navy Yard is considered the most successful redevelopment of a former military facility in the country and today is a growing community where companies and their employees thrive. Future growth will support up to 10 million square feet of commercial and residential development.

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